As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been postponed until next summer 2021. However, scammers will not postpone their attempts to target consumers through a series of tactics, including ticket refund scams. People…
Be on the lookout for repairmen or sales reps that say they
can upgrade your service. It is probably part of a popular home service upgrade
Who Is It Targeting: Homeowners, renters
What Is It: Bait-and-switch scam that signs you…
Confirming your account can hand your login
credentials over to a scammer.
Who Is It
scam that targets users with fake confirmation messages
A popular type of scam involves…
Individuals who are actively looking for loans online are reporting phone calls from scammers who are claiming that they will provide the target with a loan for an advice fee. This is all part of a Delta Finance loan scam.
Who Is It Targeting:…
Did you get a letter in the mail about the census? The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has seen a rise in our contact center through calls and LiveChat messages recently about a letter from the U.S. Census that people have been getting…
https://www.idtheftcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Census-Scam-1.png12431827Alex Hamiltonhttps://www.idtheftcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/32smWideLogo_edited-1-300x71.pngAlex Hamilton2020-03-13 15:57:052020-06-10 16:16:54Is This a Census Scam?
Grandparent scams are nothing new, but there are certain times of year—like spring break—when they can ramp up as students head out of town on spring break.
Who Is It
What Is It: A grandparent scam is a phishing…
https://www.idtheftcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ITRC_SS_grandparent-scam_293152349-1.jpg6671000Alex Hamiltonhttps://www.idtheftcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/32smWideLogo_edited-1-300x71.pngAlex Hamilton2020-03-10 08:59:002020-06-12 09:21:53Be on the Lookout for a Grandparent Scam
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